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The Island Announces New $25M Attraction!

TripAdvisor’s sixth best amusement park in the US is growing! By 2020, you can enjoy The Island’s fan favorites as well as an additional new flying theater experience! This $20 million world- class attraction will be the first of it’s kind in Tennessee. It will be fully equipped with visual and other sensory stimulators. This

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Ripley’s Aquarium Will Serve As Home Base For New NBC Show!

  Every week, an episode will originate from the home bases of Ripley’s Aquariums’ three locations in Gatlinburg, TN, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Toronto, Canada. The show will also bring audiences face to face with fascinating native animals. Some cute and some dangerous! The show will educate teen viewers and their families with amazing facts

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Ahoy! Pirates Are Sailing Into Pigeon Forge!

Dolly Parton Will Bring Pirates To Pigeon Forge In 2019. Parton announced that she will open her second Pirates Voyage dinner attraction in Pigeon Forge in Spring 2019. The show will be replacing the current Dolly Parton dinner show, Celebration! “The show has been so successful in Myrtle Beach that we kept looking at Pigeon

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Authentic Pistol On Display At Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud

Authentic pistol owned by “Devil Anse” Hatfield and commemorative Hatfield and McCoy rifle to go on display at Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud™Theater for one year   Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Sept. 26, 2018 — An authentic pistol that William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield (1839-1921) kept in his front coat pocket according to history, as well

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Fall Foliage in the Smoky Mountains

Pumpkin Spiced flavors have hit grocery stores, coffee shops, and restaurants everywhere meaning fall foliage is on it’s way! Of course the Great Smoky Mountains are always stunning throughout the year, but during fall, they become a multi colored masterpiece! Reds, yellows, oranges, and browns paint the mountains drawing visitors in from all over the

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Smoky Mountain Fall Festivals 2018

Not only are we dreaming of fall and crisp air, but also the annual fall festivals! The Great Smoky Mountains are full of excitement and community friendly festivals that are perfect for all visitors to enjoy. Each festival is full of apples, pumpkins, and locally mades crafts, what more could you want? We’ve put a

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Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud is Pigeon Forge’s Newest Adventure!

The newest family friendly adventure is OPEN! The jacks are back and ready for a high energy competition between some of America’s award winning lumberjacks! Take a seat in this 350- person outdoor stadium and settle in for the battle between the Dawson’s and the McGraw’s as they compete in events such as: underhand chop,

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Dollywood Announces New “Wildwood Grove” Expansion

Dolly Parton came back to her roots to make a big announcement! Dollywood will be undergoing a HUGE expansion introducing Wildwood Grove, a play on Dolly Parton’s childhood imagination of the Smoky Mountains set to open in 2019!   “I’ve told you before about how I’d let my imagination roam free when I’d be out

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2nd Annual Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival is back again this year for an evening full of colorful glowing balloons, food trucks, entertainment, family- friendly activities, and so much more! For the full scoop on the event, keep on reading—>   WHAT? Mark your calendars for the summer’s most colorful event at The Great

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Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend

It’s Tax Free in Tennessee! The best time to stock up on back to school items, styling your Fall wardrobe, and experiencing the best deals on electronics is this weekend only. The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending

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Crave Golf Club Sweetens the Golf Game

Crave Golf Club changes the game with a 36-Hole, multi-level, sweet-themed golf destination in heart of Pigeon Forge!   I got the inside scoop of Pigeon Forge’s sweetest attraction and I’m here to tell you all about it!   As you walk inside a wave of sugar from the Sweet Shop hits you immediately- in the

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Smokies Service Days Return

Smokies Service Days Return Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials are excited to announce that the popular “Smokies Service Days” volunteer program will resume this month. Park staff will lead service opportunities on Saturdays beginning June 9. Individuals and groups are invited to sign up for any of the scheduled service projects that interest them including

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